Table 3.

Distribution of HCV genotypes among Dutch dialysis patients

GenotypeNo. (%) of isolates
Present study (n = 71)Beneluxa (n = 311)
1a17 (24)c 32 (10.1)
1b33 (46)187 (59.4)
2a9 (13)20 (6.3)
2b1 (1)3 (0.9)
22 (3)1 (0.3)
3a5 (7)45 (14.3)
4a3 (4)15 (4.8)
5a7 (2.2)
Unknownb 1 (1)1 (0.3)
Multipled 4 (6)c 4 (1.3)
  • a van Doorn et al. (31).

  • b No subtype determined.

  • c P < 0.05 (Fisher’s exact test).

  • d n = 67.